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Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
rallies. virginia is a big swing state. we will tell you which presidential candidate -- candidate needs to win it the most. >> all >> the battle for virginia took center stage. jobs, the economy, and the future of the nation were front and center as michelle obama and mitt romney tried to reach out to undecided voters. a rally at the university of mary washington trade mitt romney was in fairfax. why virginia may be one of the most important battleground states just 54 days before we had to the polls. >> is looking awfully important. political experts say the election in virginia will be won or lost in suburban areas. one candidate and a candidate's wife hit suburban areas. something we will discuss a lot more in the next eight weeks. >> michelle obama made a couple of stops along i-95 in richmond and fredericksburg, where she hit a ymca and the university of mary washington. >> everything about how obama is pro-woman. >> meanwhile, mitt romney was a lot i-66, talking to voters in fairfax to do not want four more years of president obama. >> i worry our country is on the wrong track. >>
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Sep 9, 2012 11:35pm EDT
-known face in virginia. you had a rally. have you had a chance to talk to undecided voters and what are they telling you they still need to hear? >> i have. a bunch have come to the rallies and what they are telling me when i see them is the universal thread throughout everywhere we go as they are worried and they know the country is in trouble and they are -- and we are headed in the wrong direction. they are worried about their job and job security and their future. the older women generally talk more about not wanting their children to end up paying debt. they are starting to move to the next generation and worrying. the younger ones are talking about how they are -- how their job security -- they might be out of work. some of them are crying. i have to tell you. it is very sad. some of them are coming in and saying, please help. i have not had a job and i'm unemployed. as we know, this economy has hit women harder than men. has been tougher on them. there have been a lot of women with a lot of pretty sad stories on the trail. >> i talked to virginia voters a lot. many of the und
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
it into the cooler and hoped for the best. >> that is what thousands have been doing across north virginia -- northern virginia. after the summer storms many were concerned it could be days before the lights came back on. >> the crews have been working that's not the case -- working to assure that is not the case. in some places, the power is back on that they're dealing with other part -- dealing with other problems. a section of the tree came crashing through his house. >> it wasn't that bad during horatio on this property. i was very surprised. >> the cleanup will be similar for some residents in this complex where a tree also splintered the ceiling. >> as the cleanup continues, we have heard from somebody who said they were surprised by the security of the damage content -- considering the short time this storm lasted. in falls church, if you want the debris picked up, it must be bundled and the city will come through on wednesday. >> as the cleanup continues, we want to get you the latest power outage numbers. thousands are still without power tonight. here are the latest
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, coming up. >> i am bob ryan at belfort furniture weather center. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:00. >> metro has launched a public awareness campaign to help prevent suicide. >> since march of this year three people have jumped in front of trains and died. others have done the same thing in recent and metro is trying to change that. as part of the campaign, they are placing posters hotline number for people to call. >>d's largest casino is even bigger. in hanover it opened today and it included the addition slot machines as well as a high-minute slot area and a retail store. t
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Sep 16, 2012 12:00am EDT
. virginia tech in the third quarter, down 21-3 and tyshawn and derek pouring salt in the wound. 94-yard touchdown. but they were too much to handle. then to mike shanahan. pittsburgh wins 25-17. georgia tech, first play from scrimmage, kevin washington throws to a wide-open jack glass-steagall has all the time in the world. -- jack laskey who has all the time in the world. then racing up the sideline. georgia tech never looked back. penn state hosting navy. a wide open alan robinson who cuts up field. 14-0 penn state. then a fumble picked up by mike holmes and he is off to the races. penn state' wins 34-7. and the clock has struck midnight for the nhl. the players and owners have failed to come to an agreement and they are in a locked up for when you first got internet at home you probably had one thing online. but today, everything's online. in a few years, the number of devices in your home will double and what we are doing online takes internet speed, not every network can handle it, verizon fios is 100% fiber optic soit's faster and can handle it. and now there's revolution
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Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
in virginia still. very light so far. you will find work zone still active on northbound 95 between falmouth and frederick's. -- frederick. and on the beltway in virginia in both directions near route 7. those ramps should open momentarily. now let's go back to news. >> one man is dead and another wounded in a shooting in southeast washington. it happened before midnight in the 5000 block of h street. we don't know what led to the shooting or if police have a suspect. investigators and community members will come together tonight to search for answers in two unsolved murders in prince george's county. police will hand out flyers seeking information about amber stanley's murder during a community walk in kettering. the 17-year-old high-school student was shot and killed in her bedroom on august 22. her killer is still almost. prince george's county police will hold a community meeting tonight to brief president on where things stand in the search for another teenager's killer. marckel ross was shot and killed on september 11 as he walked to central high school in capitol heights. investigator
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
over voters in virginia today. brianne carter is live in fairfax with details on the campaign in battleground virginia. >> in a matter of hours people will start falling into this fairfax park. the stage is set and the flag is up for mitt romney's rally later today. that voexpected economic issues will be at the forefront of this rally. he will be campaigning across the commonwealth. the attack on the embassy was part of a war of words between the candidates yesterday. romney accused the administration of sympathizing with those who waged the attack, calling. the president's leadership calling president obama said that romney would shoot first and came later. romney will be in virginia later today as well as first lady michelle obama. she has two events in the commonwealth today. the first will happen in richmond and another campaign stop in fredericksburg later this afternoon. once again, the swing states including virginia making both campaigns. >> thanks so much. nasa is holding a memorial service at the national cathedral for astronauts neil armstrong. the first man to wal
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
accused of spreading a deadly disease. >> we will show you how virginia is making it easy to skip a stop at the toll booth during your drive. >> a murder mystery has a community looking for ask -- looking for answers and investigators looking for help. >> like today? let me tell the middle class is carrying a heavy load in america. but mitt romney doesn't see it. under the romney plan, a middle class family will pay an arage of up to $2,000 more a year in taxes. while at the same time giving multi-millionaires like himself a $250,000 tax cut so, romney hits the middle class harder... and gives millionaires an even bigger break. is that the way forward for america? i'm barack obama and i approve this message. [ romney ]his president can ask us to be patient. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off undnder president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs loweri
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
directions on the inner loop and .uter loop in virginia, northbound 95 open betweenng freely garrissonville and springfield. 395 work zone has lifted between the beltway lorton. moving pretty nicely northbound southbound to the springfield interchange. back to you. >> thank you. we are getting to breaking news from overseas. once again, protesters in yemen have stormed the u.s. embassy. after for your americans were killed during an assault a u.s. consulate in libya. jummy olabanji is tracking the .evelopments >> the associated press reports the protesters were on the notssy grounds but did e building housing the officers. the demonstrators removed the sign on the outer wall .nd then set fire once inside the compound, they dropped -- brought down the u.s. it. and burned ered protesters were ang by the same film made in the that provoked the other in.cks in this young lady lived in libya for several years as a young girl. she says the killings of several americans over there is tragic. >> pretty upsetting. i was pretty embarrassed and disappointed if. >> in benghazi, libya, demonstrators ra
ABC
Sep 2, 2012 11:35pm EDT
33 states in o had sterilization laws and virginia was a role model. greta kreuz has one victim's story. >> is that where they sterilized you? >> this is where sara was forcibly sterilized when she . s 23 does it give you the goose bumps? gives me goose bumps. led it the colony, it's now the central virginia training center for the intellectually disabled but from 1924-1979, thousands were sterilized against their will knowledge. heir part of the eugenics movement, keeping american gene pools strong making sure no defects were sent down, including alcoholism, epilepsy. she was snulalized with her brother and sister and were diagnosed mentally deficient sterilized. what they were doing to you? they didn't tell me why. >> it is a irreprehensible process. supreme court upheld virginia's sterilization law in 1927 and carrie was sterilized, she and her mother deemed feeble minded and oscar holmes wrote three generations inbeciles is move. the outlook was ominous. >> hitler came to powered use the virginia act as his model. >> for race clarification practices. nuremberg war trials the
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not betteoff under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty housand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. northth american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. but it makes millions off west marylanders every year. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney now they're running dishonest ads. why? becae voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. question seven. prcandidate is more likely toion return us to full employment. th is a cleachoice. the republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income... people an
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 12:00pm EDT
leaving 10 people dead. he was executed in 2009. the future of lethal injection in virginia up for debate today. lawyers have challenged the department of corrections. say the executioner is drugs into convicted --a spirit the department of claims it is not a medical procedure. >> the retrial of eight former army ranger accused of killing his roommate. he is accused of killing him in apartment they shared back in 2006. that conviction was thrown out year. say he is a cold- blooded killer. to prince george's county police are arrested after shooting a suspect last night. -- police say this man was around and shooting his gun. he crossed the street on to the e he had awher with police. k-9 units are collecting clues. neighborsnot the only ofrtled by a stream gunshots. say he walked to the neighborhood late tuesday night. >> they all had surrounded. when he demanded to drop the gun, he started shooting at officers. >> very loud and a scary. >> just feet from dozens of homes. spent hours collecting and investigating what happened. >> seat is not understand why someone would open fire in publi
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
those that what i have to say. >> before that, more tv ads. almost half of the money will be n virginia. president obama conceded they get out of hand. >> even some of his ads may go over the line. do you feel that is on both sides? >> i think they are a form of character assassination. i think our ads describe what we about his policies. >> he feels more people are getting to see their real hand. >> people are getting to know me better and better -- the real him. >> people are getting to know me better and better. >> i challenged him to share something few people know about. >> i love waterskiing and i to water ski, even i am the best in the family, i am pretty good. >> a staffer for the governor added he also makes a clean honeyof butter and sandwich. to win overte voters? maybe not. virginia could be decided by a few thousand votes. we have the entire interview on website, wjla.com. >> president obama also spent speaking toginia crowd in virginia beach. he said change takes more than s president and told audience he was not born wealth and privilege but he e of aere he is becaus grea
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
to be in northern virginia today. >> brianne carter is in fairfax. >> the fight for battleground virginia is back on here in the commonwealth. both parties campaigning here today. if you take a look behind me, you can see mitt romney the as onstage. he started speaking about 10 minutes ago. the crowd is now chanting usa. he has been talking about the middle class. that is what we expected it would highlight during the trip to northern virginia. it has been a focus for the mitt romney the campaign. they made their announcement in virginia. this republican hopeful for president is working to get the middle class back to work. he says northern virginia may very well decide the next president is. while he is focused on the economy, yet so it also touched on the tragedy overseas. >> we have heavy hearts across america today. i want you to know it is going to get better. but i recognize that right now we are in mourning. we lost four other diplomats across the world. we are thinking about their families and those that have left behind. what a tragedy. >> as you heard him say, they are trying to pause f
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of virginia. >> first lady michelle obama made stops in richmond and fredericksburg. but go live now to the university of mary washington for where the first lady had a message for voters. >> it has been an interstate '95 day for the first lady. was in richmond and then wrapped up an event at mary washington. some of the cars you see behind me are leaving the event right now. here is the of from inside. more than 2000 people showed up according to the obama campaign. republicans have been arguing the economy is not moving forward and say it has stagnated or moving backwards. but the first lady and her husband are arguing it is slowly getting better. but they say will take more time than just four years. here's what she had to say. >> we have been pulling ourselves out of a a whole bag. for three and a half years we have been moving forward and making progress and we're beginning to see the change. we can all do this. >> the majority of the crowd here were college students. some of the biggest cheers from the speech came when she talked about things addressed to young peo
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
virginia at a little bit. it is not by any stroke of luck virginia is getting as much presidential attention as it is. just look at the floor at the convention. only the home state of the president, vice president, colorado and other key states are between the virginia delegation and the podium. that is by design. why? look at the newest poll numbers that show the president up by a razor sent 0.6%. -- razor-thin 0.6%. there is nothing, and about the commonwealth floor at this convention. virginia has a prime spot on the floor and is on the tip of everyone's tongues. >> we value virginia. >> virginia is a very important state. >> 124 riled up delegates, past and present from both sides are all trying to sway the un move to could make the difference in the old dominion >> i wake up pinching myself saying a virginia is in play again. >> he will be on stage representing the interests of a wounded warriors. >> some people from northern virginia and others from around the country -- we feel much more comfortable with what president obama has done. >> if michelle obama did not
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
was hitting virginia with a visit by the candidate's wife. she held a rally in leesburg and spoke with rebecca cooper. we will have that interview a little bit later in the newscast. >> moving on to attitude being picked up at the ballpark. strasburg will be during his final home game of the season. he is preparing to take the mound tonight. autria has more on tonight's game. >> he hit the nail on the head when he said that the fan reaction is mixed. there is some excitement as they turn out to see him pitch in his final home game of the season. fans have now for five months this day was coming as they announced they would be putting his health ahead of the playoffs. people knowing if they did not turn out tonight that they would have to wait until after spring training to see strasburg firing them off. there were not going to miss seeing him take the mound against the marlins tonight given that they saw his first pitch, so they could not miss his last. >> we waited half the night to see it. it was raining out there. then we went to hagerstown. we have seen him in a few different places. >> th
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> i told him to run this way and i ran that way. . i feel blessed. >> in northern virginia -- >> there was a shaking and then boom. >> a tree took out part of their f.imney and the roo >> that was brianne carter. we will have better weather today. things are looking up. update from meteorologist jacqui jeras. good morning. still looking at a couple of showers and clouds. they will get better progressively. let's show you super doppler. not much more than s towards lexington park and lusby over southern maryland. maybe for another hour or two. will be giving way to sunshine. pleasant autumn temperatures today, 5 degrees below where we year. be for this time of if you don't like that, be warmed bywill the end of the week. today, clearing skies, 63 degrees at 9:00, partly cloudy noon, 71 by 5:00, mostly sunny and nice. we have the next chance of storms not until saturday. we will talk more about that later. first, traffic with jamie. serve on the region, no major g problems inn virginia, maryland, or the district. we have an accident in virginia on the little river turnpike ov
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Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
virginia, parts of maryland, south of interstate 68, so mainly west virginia and the potomac. there will be a few more showers and storms this afternoon. it's going to be and humid day. is 75 degrees. now in degrees a few isolated downpours possible this afternoon and evening. 89 degrees today for the high temperature, partly cloudy today and the next few days with highs in the low 90's,. back to you. >> thank you. let's start with the beltway near university boulevard. no delays right now. one lane was getting by. there's a new traffic configuration in the long term work zone. it changed overnight. both sides of the beltway, the long term work zone is now three lanes to the right and one lane to the left on the inner loop at university boulevard and new hampshire. it's just a different pattern starting today. ongoing bbuild work continues. 95 and 395, hov lanes are open all the way from dumphries and to the 14th street bridge. no accidents or incidents. most of the road where it is out of the way. we did have an earlier accident on the inner loop at braddock road that's now
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Sep 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
for a campaign event in virginia tomorrow. earlier today, romney talked thet what she has seen on campaign trail. >> there have been a lot of men with sad stories on the trail. what are the three to four lines? mitt knows how to make it work. to people, trust him. e the keys to the guy who the car.w to run >> anne romney is an avid equestrian. ecide who will run the country for the next four years. >>> we will be back with the complete forecast in a >>> knew at 11:00 p.m., there is ist over the fight over - new at 11:00 p.m., there is a new twist over the fight over marriage. a player was asked to stop his blic support of same-sex maryland. is on a ballot referendum. ravens are backing the player on his political views. >>> old town alexandria is receiving an extreme makeover. >> the old time theater closed anuary after showing ofr bill gates -- for decades. >> when we last visited the old nuary, it was shutting down. the new owner plans to convert into retail stores. but the community begged him to it a theater. >> it was a real gamble. began to make sense and we to do research and find old pho
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Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
on saturday knocking out power to people in100,000 washington, virginia, and maryland. about 500 this morning. this was after sunday filled up across the area. it was a scramble to save perishable foods. >> it went out about -- i went out this morning and got six of ice and packed our freezer and took a lot of the of the refrigerator and put it into a cooler. the freezer,mes to half-full freezer can go 24 hours without power if. it's full, 48 hours before thaws.ing >> new york cleaning up after a includingther tornados in queens and brooklyn. trees and power lines brought boroughs.th despite the damage, no serious reported. taking a look at the day ahead, county polices will update the public on the killed ar who kettering teenager. amber stanley was shot to death bedroom two and a ago.weeks police don't believe the random. was totally tonight's community meeting is at 7:00 p.m. at the kettering community center in upper marlboro. hurt ineople seriously annapolis in a shooting that a gas leak scare. the shots rang out before midnight on that forever is a street near frederick douglass. . shot
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Sep 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
in maryland. 395 at glebe road in virginia looking good. no act of war zones northbound southbound, through the mixing bowl of. spots on the beltway in , still active. a couple of lines tied up, but traffic. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, a death investigation forcing authorities to remove several a bethesda home. one of the dogs is dead. drive.s on corsica they found a woman dead inside around midnight as well as the dog. removed the seven living dogs out of the house. the cause of death of the woman. inar-old has been shot n the 200 washington i block of 37 st.. teenager was conscious when arrived.s no word on any suspects. >> in culpeper, the husband of by policeot to death year was found dead. was found dead yesterday. patricia died six months ago in a confrontation with a police officer. autria godfrey reports from culpeper. >> i still have a lot of questions i would like to find out what's going on. gary cook spoke with us in february, dumfounded after discovering his wife had died a disturbing altercation with an officer. >> she was not armed. >> is search for truth was
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Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> thank you. today at -- e. virginia medical examiner is telling us more a culpepereath of sitting police over his wife's death months ago. cook died of natural after an autopsy. yesterday morning. he filed a civil lawsuit after wife, patricia, was shot and killed by a culpeper police officer. been fired and charged in her death. coming up, and gas station sign and anchored a driver's. drivers. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient. thipresident can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we' not better off under preside obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class filies. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> tonight both campaigns e for rallies in virginia tomorrow. hours ago mitt romney held a conference and focused
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
announcer ] here in virginia, wwe're not better off under preside obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, loweringriome values, putting families atisk. the romney plan? tacuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc "news at noon," on your side. recognizedally embroiled in am fivecandal involving players, accused of while stayingutes at a hotel for a game in durham, north carolina. jummy olabanji has our top story school.atha high >> students and parents are arriving at the catholic high had fewhis morning words to say about the scandal. >> it is unfortunate. >> five members of the varsity football team traveled to north carolina last friday for their first game. is video of the game. their identities and not released, a washington post therts that five of players, all the miners, some of theirprostitutes into morni andy saturday some players engaged in sexual activity with the women. sch
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Sep 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, e're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we start this and with breaking news out of kensington maryland. >> reports are coming in that nearly 15 people at temple emanuel school, many of whom are students were stunned by these. >> suzanne kennedy joins us live from the scene. >> they dispatched a medical ambulance and several other ambulances to temple emmanuel school which is located on connecticut avenue here in kensington. this started to unfold around 10:00 this morning as children were participating in a routine fire drill. the preschoolers were evacuated from the buiexercise and th
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> good morning on this thursday. a couple troublespots. first in virginia, intersection of annandale road and hillwood avenue, it's dark, but police are there. in maryland, collision with a pedestrian on pennsylvania avenue at ritchie marlboro road. there are delays forming. not bad making the trip around the capital beltway this morning. a live look at the american legion bridge. the inner loop and outer loop travel moving pretty nicely. on 95 northbound in virginia, we are seeing slow traffic, but no incidents to report as you continue north bound to springfield. back to you. >> thank you. the deon tonight, president obama and vice-president joe biden accepting the party's nomination for a second term. this comes one night after former president bill clinton fought back against republicans saying the president failed to fix the economy. >> he inherited a deeply damaged economy. he put a floor under the crash. he began the long hard road to recovery and laid the foundation for modern, more well-balanced economy. >> the democrats formally nominated mr. obama for another term last night. w
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Sep 27, 2012 4:30am EDT
over the northwest bridge. in virginia not too bad in springfield on the beltway to 66. you will need to stay to the left until that is clear. >> now we move on to our top story. relief for nfl coaches players and the fans. a tentative agreement has been reached to end a lockout that began in june. >> the regular referee is will work tonight between the baltimore ravens and the browns. >> the deal is done. >> regular nfl officials returned to work tonight after a tentative agreement to end of the lockout that began in june. the officials in union still needs to approve the deal, but the commissioner lifted the lockout so the referees can call tonight's game in baltimore. in a statement the commissioner said -- this is shocking finished to monday oppose the game might have been the breaking point. -- shocking finish to monday's game might have been the breaking point. they called what looked like an interception a touchdown. >> beyond you and i and the sports world, this went to the today show, good morning america. >> it brought a renewed sense of urgency to strike a deal. this mornin
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> it checking out the news from around the nation, the mayor of trenton, new jersey is in federal custody after he was arrested after a two-year undercover investigation. this comes weeks after his home was raided. his time and office has been marred by financial problems. investigators say he was turning to extortion and real-estate deals to make money. >> thousands of chicago public school teachers are on strike and thousands of students were forced to stay home today. >> the strike started after contract negotiations broke down last night. >> chicago mayor, rahm emanuel had a message for the 25,000 stri
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
in virginia. just happening so i did not have a chance to make a map. car fire, northbound route 1 in woodbridge. and then beyond that, in lorton we have a stalled car. we are overhead. here we go heading out of the fair oaks avenue -- area, 66 east building up toward the the metro. and we will be sending a chopper around interstate 95 in a moment. also an accident eastbound told road good about what. pamela and steve, back to you. >> back to the weather because the rain and wind left behind a big mess. >> a lot of places. but some hit pretty hard. the storm brought down some big trees, damaging homes and cars in chevrolet, where brianne carter is. >> in this cheverly neighborhood, this house missing an awning -- this is the culprit, a large tree. a similar scene at many homes throughout the area. communities clean up this morning after storms stretching all across the region. >> i looked out the front window and i saw that the front of my perch was down. there is glass and everything. >> she will now be out of her home for some time after a tree came crashing down, with extensive
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
, in king virginia. >> in the district, three people arrested in connection with a attack near eastern market. arrested 21-year-old forty branch of 14 washington, an 18-year-old, and a 14-year-old. investigators say that tips followingcrime spree attack led them to the suspects. >> several hours after the place and around there was anorning of three victims the 1800e suspects in block of. the victim'sf >> wife issued a statement saying the effect of this senseless act left an indelible mark in our lives. casey's recovery will be long, arduous, and uncertain. he suffered in unthinkable ways the action of these young men." >> d.c. police are still for the suspects or man wednesday night near 19th and l streets in northwest. a gun went off but it does not appear anyone was shot. transported to hospital for serious injuries. >> pepco workers are a step to going on strike. the union has overwhelmingly rejected the company's final offer. sticking point is a to the workers' health and welfare plan. pepco is disappointed by the vote and is making arrangements to continue negotiating with the u
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Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
in battleground virginia in the spotlight. we will hear from former governor george allen, live. good morning, washington. i am cynne simpson. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to adam caskey. >> we will see embedded downpours later on today and into tomorrow. an unsettled weather pattern from the leftovers of isaac. currently on live super doppler 7 radar and not much happening. we have a few isolated sprinkles and showers west of hagerstown passing north of 68. 74 in arlington, 72 in clarksburg. low to mid 70's for the most part with heavy humidity today. the brakes will give way to high temperatures close to 88 this afternoon with the most widespread showers this afternoon and evening. back to you. >> thank you. storm watch coverage continues. any chance of rain in the people of parts of d.c. have people stocking up on sandbags. >> people on rhode island were forced to spend their labor day cleaning up from sun.'s storms. john gonzalez is live in northwest with more. >> not only has this been a financial burden for these residents, but it has also been very dangerous. during the last flood
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Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
. thisll be in virginia continue towill about the fight for the commonwealth as we move forward. quite a convention last night culminating with the president's speech. >> an emotional moment during e final night of the convention when former arizona giffordsoman gabrielle allegiance.dge of she got a standing ovation stage. on the some spectators had tears in eyes when she sang. she resigned from congress this year to focus on her recovery from a gunshot the head. >> the republican ticket will be busy on the campaign trail. will make stops in iowa and new hampshire. ryan will visit nevada. ann romney will campaign in at aun county this morning leesburg.ent in she is an avid equestrian. loudoun county is considered a county in the swing states of virginia. ben bernanke among those taking record low mortgage rates. >> all eyes on the monthly jobs report from the labor department. here is linda bell at bloomberg in new york. >> on the heels of yesterday's huge rally, stock-index futures indicating a higher open. today is the all-important jobs day on wall street. economists forecast the re
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Sep 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, loring home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i appdved this message. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. we are joined from a neighborhood in d.c. where just things look much different. >> they did indeed. they have made a significant amount of progress here in this neighborhood. i will show you just online me here. is down.he debris limbs and branches. for the most part, they are on the road to recovery. >> the cleanup began early after a powerful storm with winds up to 60 m.p.h. it our area. >> this wind came and you could window and it was unbelievable. everything was sideways. >> power lines, crushed cars
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Sep 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
into a pole in westmoreland county, northeastern virginia. unclear whether or not buth would play tonight, he has takenarned the field to warm up with his team. is not clear if he will be play against the patriots. that is up to the coaches. a virginia woman is behind accused of abandoning her younger daughter in the woods. authorities say she let her daughter in a swampy area. s only three days-one week was found by a person walking in the woods. she is now facing child neglect charges. the baby was not hurt. switching to the weather now. a real change from yesterday. a possibility of frost in some places. crossed advisory for the frost orning of -- the early morning hours of monday. winchester now is 61. satellite and radar, yesterday a showers that passed on by d front that col on through. skies are clearing out nicely this evening. is the process advisory. morning hours of monday. we will look for a nice evening temperatures falling '60's. the big question, how long will the weather sit around and when for we see the chance showers? the extendedyou in outlook coming up. all quiet about al
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Sep 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
.c. and one in virginia. >> turning to the presidential republican nominee mitt be in colorado today. he spent much of last week dealing with controversial about taxpayers during the may fund-raiser. new polls show president obama pulling away in some key states including florida, ohio, and virginia. >> when the american people are asked of the basic question, these candidates do you better prepared to move forward in the next years? they say it president obama. >> i think it's going to be about your bank account and not account. bank about your job, whether you have or you are afraid of losing it. >> the president will be in new york today for the start of the assembly. >> we have to recall to tell you about from trader joe's. >> the apple iphone dust has not settled. it's becoming more elusive. let's get more from linda bell at bloomberg headquarters. >> i don't know if you had a finding no iphone on weekends. you are not alone. the wall street journal says retailers including best buy may received 10 of them friday's big launch. however, apple stores or able to the device in large numbers.
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
are tracking from the belfort furniture weather center, west of winchester in frederick county virginia, a little sprinkle moving east into winchester and also towards front royal we have a sprinkle. 74 in fairfax and woodbrige. silver spring, 75. on our way through 89 this afternoon. warm and muggy with a few more thundershowers later on today. not everybody will see them. now to steve hershorn. >> a look at the beltway near new hampshire avenue, pretty slow. 270 at father hurley moving pretty well. no. and this is still slow from 109 to the truck scales. down to the lane divide, moving pretty well towar on the outer loop of the be new traffic pattern after new hampshire avenue and before university, three lanes and -- three right lanes and one less plane getting by. -- and one less plft lane. there's an accident on 95 northbound around trying " e triangle. the usual volume after that to springfield. >> out of canada, a gunman opened fire at a victory rally in montreal a few hours ago. one person died and another was injured in the gunfire at the rally celebrating quebec's new premier
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
, briefed delays through that area. otherwise moving well on the beltway in maryland and in virginia. traveling 95 in virginia starting to see brief delays northbound between lorton and the fairfax county parkway, so be prepared. back to you. >> thank you. we are following two big stories. off the field trouble for dematha high school football players. >> a handful of players were in trouble for hiring prostitutes after a game in north carolina last weekend. jummy olabanji is following this story live outside the high scho >> good morning. as you know, dematha high school is known across the country as being a top athletics school. many fans are probably going to be surprised to hear what has happened. the washington post reports that five football players have been removed from the football team after they hired prostitutes last week while the team was traveling through north carolina for the football game, the season opener. a parent of one of the players who was removed told the washington post that the five boys allegedly hired three prostitutes using a call service they found on
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for the weekend. >> a good deal. let's move on to our vote 2012 coverage and battleground virginia. michelle obama began her day in richmond where she offered her families ofto the n libya. cans killed i she then headed to fredericksburg where she is now crowd at the large university of mary washington. we'll have more on the first lady's stop coming up at 6:00. meanwhile, the man who is trying over mrs. obama's has was and fairfax today. our senior political reporter was there. let's go to the newsroom with more on how he was received. it was a pretty good response. after a day of talking about the libya and some say day on the trail, to hisomney went back wheelhouse, jobs and the economy. a northern virginia welcome. thank you. think these numerous stops would at some but hittingrkill, long lines today form a romney is a challenge -- sure there are more like this one. a lot of my friends are obama supporters for sure. the under 30of romney is down less. a lot of the younger generation thinks more literally. d of poll hewhat kin it but if you think about going torices we're for the president's po
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
the those virginia.hbound 95 in accident in dale city. a police chase resulted in the accident. traffic stopped as you travel northbound 95. let's get a check of the with jacqui jeras. >> a few clouds trying to move into the region. we will get more sunshine by noon. and the clouds will roll back in. you can see it on a satellite picture. pushing and from the have a cold front approaching. only bring clouts for us but a few sprinkles late tonight. barely enough to make the wet.ts temperatures right now, 59 degrees in alexandria. 62 in washington at this hour. we will reach 76 by noon, 81 by 5:00. a beautiful weekend ahead. . details on that coming up in. back to you. >> thank you. we want to turn to the latest the deadlys in on the u.s. embassies in the middle east. it's been an ongoing problem. s are taking extra embassies around the world now. their support of several with then connection attack at the libyan embassy. jummy olabanji is following the details. >> libyan officials say that people haveu are witharrested in connection killed fourthat earlier thislibya week. u.s. officials
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
with these nice spaces between the cars. quick peek of the map. virginia 66. fair oaks area, report of some foam along the left side of interstate 66, but on their way to get that out of there for everyone's safety and speed. back to you. >> new this morning d.c. police are investigating an accident involving three of their own officers. it happened a lot midnight in southwest. -- it happened at midnight in southwest. we're told it involved an off- duty officer and two on-duty officers. minor injuries involved. more than 250 people in largo are waking up with low water pressure or no water at all. they blame it on a 24 inch pipe that broke on largo road. repairs are on the way, but could last until mid-morning. >> still searching for the cause of a power outage that caused mass of headline -- massive headaches on the red line. the train that lost power near the tingley station caused a power outage for more than an hour. virginia expressway hoping that the commute will be a lot smoother this morning did yesterday. they found as this isa suspicious package. commuters say they handled the situat
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
in woodbridge, virginia, searching for two men who burst into a man's home and stabbed him. this happened around 10:00 p.m. the victim have to be airlifted to the hospital. his condition is not known. investigators believe he actually knew his attackers and they say the public at this point is not in danger. the presidential candidates will be back on the road a day after marking the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. president obama holding a rally in las vegas and that he will have to colorado. vice-president biden will speak to college students in ohio. ann romney will hold a rally in florida and his wife will be holding a separate rally in the sunshine state and paul ryan will be and of his home state wisconsin before heading to a lawyer. >> the first lady ann romney have campaign stops scheduled for va. michelle obama richmond, and university of mary washington and fredericksburg and then mitt romney will post a rally in vandyke part in fairfax the same day. >> still ahead activist and jelly challenges political leaders around the world, after visiting syrian refugees. >> and how this man w
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Aug 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
violating. >> thank you. virginia tech may now have to pay up for the people 2007 massacre that left 31 people dead. a judge ruled the university would not have to pay a $55,000 general fine but are a dug-in reinstated half of the find saying they should pay $27,500 for waiting more than two hours to inform the campus of the fatal shooting. officials can appeal that ruling. crews were forced to shut down their construction after a water main break in arlington. it happened this morning in crystal city. borders try to shut off the flow but that did not work. -- workers tried to shut off the flow but that did not work. the water at the site is now being pumped out. still to come, mitt romney stops in virginia to check on hurricane victims in louisiana. we will show you who did make it to the old dominion. a delay in the plan for you to use your credit card in d.c. taxithey are on hold. >> the republican national convention has wrapped up and presidential hopeful milan is now touring louisiana to see the damage from hurricane isaac. he was scheduled to come to virginia but instead went to
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Sep 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
, approaching the shenandoah valley. parts of west virginia. 79 in washington, 73 in leesburg. manassas, 73. partly cloudy, hot and humid today. highs in the lower 90's. chance of showers later today. on saturday, it looks like you have a rain of -- round of rain in the afternoon and cooling behind that. sunday and monday, heights in the upper 70's. >> no accents to support -- reports so far. overnight construction still in effect. we are down to one lane on the outer loop of the beltway between the toll road and georgetown pike. if you are traveling in the southbound direction on 395 to the beltway, they are blocking the left lane. bigger troubles in maryland. we are getting by with one line on the inner and outer loop at kenilworth avenue. after work -- outer loop work starts in college park. reduced to two lanes, then only one in its fight to the left at the new hampshire ave make your way to new -- university boulevard. >> good morning. thanks so much. new this morning -- turkish soldiers say an explosion has killed 25 soldiers. the soldiers were found after firefighters put out the fla
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Sep 7, 2012 11:35pm EDT
, to miami, to virginia, gaining special access, including to the company's whose men were involved in this shoot-out. >> so as you watch this, you believe your guys did the right thing at every step? >> absolutely. >> ceo of trident security said what you can't see is that as soon as his men fired warning shots, the pirates opened fire. >> if somebody was to look at that and make a blind statement of this is indiscriminate killing, they don't know what's going on. >> reporter: he argues that his men, who train here, in the waters off virginia beach, are up against a determined sophisticated enemy. how bad is it out there? >> it's really bad because the seamen are scared to death. >> how sophisticated are the pirates? >> very sophisticated and they're getting better. >> somali pirates have carried out 170 successful hijackings and taking hostages. he has a full mock-up of a ship that he uses for training. he shows me the shockingly thin ladders that the pirates use to board. >> they're nimble enough to climb on something like this. >> absolutely. >> he also shows me the arsenal his
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Sep 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
facebook and twitter pages. >> battleground virginia -- both campaigns are trying to bring out the big guns for the state's 13 electoral votes. mitt romney will start with an 11:30 rally in fairfax. that is where scott thuman will be. first lady michelle obama will host a rally at the university of mary washington at 5:00. we will be there. it is also in states all the time. the president will be in colorado today at 1:00. vice president joe biden will be at the university of wisconsin at eau claire. mitt romney will -- ann romney will tour a cancer center in fort myers. paul ryan has no scheduled events. >> leaders are attending a public memorial for neil armstrong at the national cathedral. the first man to walk on the moon. he died last month of complications from heart surgery. he was 82 years old. his family say he will be buried at sea. we will carry that service live, starting at 10:00 a.m.. >> a prince william daycare showed -- shut down after they made disturbing discoveries including children strapped to car seats. >> i assumed it was a family business. >> residence in the picture
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Sep 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
dramatic pictures of the path of destruction in the district and maryland and virginia. when area hit particularly hard was cheverly. j korff is live now. how they missed the -- missed by just a matter of inches. >> to remarkable stories in the same neighborhood. i will step off -- you can see the damage. a short time ago crew removes a huge tree that had crashed onto the street causing -- onto his home, causing considerable damage. the front porch collapsed. out there, blocks away, they are grateful to be alive. >> it had been about 65 feet. >> when the storm moved through charles wilson and his 12-year- old son were getting out of their car. >> we came down -- >> the old pine tree in his yard, the one he could not wait to cut down, was coming down on them. >> i ran that way. luckily it fell right there. i feel blessed. >> call it province oarlock. the tree landed between wilson and his son. >> somebody was looking out for me. >> a few blocks away -- crews are doing the delicate job of removing a huge tree that toppled over a home. >> he will find a place in which to plant it. >> the
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Sep 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in a battleground of virginia. state board of election will congressman on the november ballot. he is the constitution party nominee. a web site for chevy chase under way. -- bay cleanupo chevy chase is under way. started clean up the downed trees. >> get afternoon. started about two hours after were supposed to because for thee waiting administration officials to lock up this section. e just finished cutting big branch. the administration officials say distractions in a e dangerous.ld b as work began, residence are >> ihing a sigh of relief fine with it. "she drives this stretch of all the time. -- she drives this stretch of all the time. i've seen the trees hanging the road and wondered what is coming on. highway administration officials have evaluated all the to moved have decided large elm streets. officials are trying to avoid a tragedy similar to the one that n virginia earlier treesummer when a dead fell onto a car and killed a driver. >> if i drive up and down the street, i move along. >> the trees have obvious signs distress and some are even the roadway, making it unsafe
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Sep 8, 2012 11:35pm EDT
wins 36-27. virginia, penn state, this was a good one. state can win it. the 43 yard kick through the opera, it was not even close. -- upright, it was not even close. before the half, 14-0. he connects with cory. he gets away from another tackle, touchdown. virginia tech wins, 42-7. a tough match this afternoon. in from 6nt, strolls yards out. 26-0. are happy in baltimore tonight. they beat the yankees 5-4 to get of first place. the final game is tomorrow afternoon. not mincingtrasburg words there. >> perdue university is honoring thefirst man to walk on moon, neil armstrong. the will be emblazoned on football team. s mark in indiana as a student back in the 1950's. he played the baritone in the marching band. did you know that? the sticker will appear on his above the american flag. the sticker will appear on his above thethis country was built by working people. the economy needs manufacturing. machines, tools, people making stuff. companies have to invest in making things. infrastructure, construction, production. we need it now more than n eve. chevron's putting more than $8 b
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Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
weu get any more information. another story from culpeper, virginia. death and how it is tied to another death. a man who was shot and killed by culpeper police officer has - whose wife was shot dead culpeper police officer has dead in his apartment. just six months later, his wife andshot by a police officer he filed criminal charges. what people are saying about this. >> investigators are saying very little. stage, it does not appear that fall play was a factor. the latestng debt is in this investigation that captivated the community and consumed the last six months of life.ook's >> i have a lot of questions. i would like to find out what is on.g >> a heart broken gary cook talked to us in february. disturbinged after a altercation with a culpeper police officer. was unarmed. >> the search for truth was cut 62-year-old man was found dead this morning, leaving in disbelief. >> i was in shock. he was a hard-working man. >> maintenance workers found his body inside his apartment. while the investigation is play waslice say foul a factor. incident with his wife, then, i saw less
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Sep 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
this only seems to add metro's long list of reliability woes. >> virginia railway express should have the easier than last night. the manassas service has resumed package wasicious found on the tracks. they used buses to get their destination. they give them high marks for of the situation. right away they knew what was on and they made arrangements for us. what can i do? >> they say the package contained remains, but it is not are animal or human. they do not know how the package the tracks.r metro -- more security at after a high school was shot outside the yesterday afternoon. adrian carter is live -- carter is live with more doing to keepre students say. out at theas letting time of the shooting. they were heading back to class. more security is expected today. schools -- students will return to find extra staff in place shooting outside the .chool wednesday afternoon very shocked that something would happen. according to police, gunfire rang out at the same time students were released. say a male student was shot and was taken to the hospital was not life- threatening injuries. a
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